Negotiators wrap up first round of NAFTA talksAug. 20
Trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico on Sunday wrapped up the first round of talks to revamp NAFTA amid signs that an ambitious schedule to conclude negotiations by early 2018 could slip in the coming months.
Ford settles racial, sexual harassment probe for $10.1 millionAug. 17
Ford agreed to pay $10 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago plants, resolving an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
U.S. judge in Takata bankruptcy halts lawsuits vs. automakers for 90 daysAug. 16
A federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy of Takata's business in the United States halted lawsuits for 90 days against automakers brought by victims of its faulty airbag inflators.
U.S. too slow to require rear seat belt warnings, lawsuit saysAug. 16
A new lawsuit accuses the federal government of being too slow to implement rules requiring that rear seat vehicle passengers be warned when they fail to buckle their seat belts.
Broken promises harm employeesAug. 14
As I've had a chance to read about Michelle Savoy I can readily see how one can find oneself in her situation.
U.S. opens comment period for review of mpg rulesAug. 10
The federal government began seeking public comments for a review of tougher U.S. vehicle fuel-efficiency standards put in place by the Obama administration. The review by the Department of Transportation and EPA is widely seen as a preamble to loosening fuel-economy standards, handing a victory to the auto industry.
Where are all the other mandates?Aug. 14
In public health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention do not prescribe, under threat of penalty, a date by which pharmaceutical companies shall produce a drug to immunize against a certain disease. With cars, it's different.
As cars drive themselves, human driving skills may sufferAug. 10
If your car can hit the brakes in an emergency and check your blind spots, will that make you a worse driver? Increasingly, automakers are worrying it may.
Japan's Takata files another attempt to stay U.S. airbag lawsuitsAug. 9
Takata filed for bankruptcy protection to pause lawsuits against the company over faulty airbag inflators -- more than a month after its American unit filed for bankruptcy.
Detroit 3 want Trump on offense over tradeAug. 6
The game plan: get U.S. negotiators to aggressively push other nations to accept U.S. safety and performance standards, alongside European Union or domestic standards.
California regulators willing to talk about air quality targetsAug. 2
Trump or no Trump, California regulators remain convinced that their air quality targets are achievable and necessary -- but they're willing to talk about it.